On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1501

Historical Events

  • Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonhard Fuchs, German physician and botanist (Notable Commentaries on the History of Plants) for which the flowering plants and color Fuchsia is named after, born in Wemding, Bavaria (d. 1566)
1501 Highlights

About January 17, 1501

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 519 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn